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Welcome to Ucluelet ...

Ucluelet is located on the west coast of Vancouver Island.



While we don't have a date for the founding of Ucluelet, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was on a map dated 1956.

Ucluelet is near sea level<1>.

Time Zone: Ucluelet lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time. The time zone in French: PST- Heure Normale du Pacifique (HNP), PDT- Heure Avancée du Pacifique (HAP).

Telephone area codes for Ucluelet: (250) and (778)<2>

The Canadian Postal Code for Ucluelet: V0R<3>

Communities near Ucluelet ...

We have created a list of 8 communities that are near Ucluelet.

  • Bamfield
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the east)
  • Tofino
    (21 miles [33.8 km] to the northwest)
  • Clayoquot
    (22 miles [35.4 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clayoquot came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clayoquot
  • Opitsat
    (22 miles [35.4 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Opitsat
  • Kakawis
    (23 miles [37 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kakawis came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kakawis
  • Sarita
    (23 miles [37 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sarita came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sarita
  • Kildonan
    (25 miles [40.2 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kildonan came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kildonan
  • Green Cove
    (26 miles [41.8 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Green Cove came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Green Cove

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ucluelet ...

Looking for more information about Ucluelet? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Ucluelet, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Ucluelet.

Adding Ucluelet to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

The earliest source we've referenced which mentioned Ucluelet was on a map titled Road Map for British Columbia (from Shell Oil, 1956).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Ucluelet.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Ucluelet. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Province of British Columbia: https://www.gov.bc.ca/

Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ucluelet - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<2>Area code (778) is an overlay for area code (250).
<3>The Canadian Postal Code consists of 6 characters, where the first three characters are the 'Forward Sortation Area (FSA)', with the last three characters being the 'Local Delivery Unit (LDU)'. The Canadian Postal Codes were created as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. So keep in mind that any given Postal Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Ucluelet). The boundaries of the Postal Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other Postal Codes. When looking for a Postal Code, whether Ucluelet or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the Canada Post / Postes Canada.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>If we found a location and have questions about the accuracy of our information, we will simply say that the marker is 'in the vicinity'. We are not confident about the location and the position of our marker is only a rough guide. If we have too many doubts about the location, we will not include it in our database.









 

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